Learn how to make a traditional Italian pizza and typical gelato at a 3-hour cooking class in central Florence. Get tips from an expert chef, then tuck into your own creations at the end of the hands-on class, and savor the flavors of Italy.
What to Expect
Learn how to make 2 of the most delicious Italian dishes - pizza and gelato - at a hands-on cooking class in central Florence. Meet a professional chef to learn techniques that you can use at home, and recipes that will impress your family and friends.
The chef will begin the class with a brief introduction to the history of these Italian creations. Then, learn how to make an original Italian pizza step-by-step. You will be taught the tricks for tender, flexible yeast dough, as well as for a tasty, yet light, tomato sauce. Discover the right way to stretch the dough as you follow all steps to make your own pizza, from stretching the dough, to preparing the sauce, and finally baking the best pizza you will ever taste!
You will also be taught the secrets to make an Italian gelato from basic raw ingredients. Discover how to select the best products, learn about the development and application of natural colors, the heating and freezing techniques, and how they have different effects on ingredients.
Before your leave, collect your graduation certificate as proof that you are now a qualified pizza and ice cream chef!
- Free shuttle transfer from/to Lucca
- All ingredients for the cooking class
- Dinner with drinks (wine or soft drink)
- Graduation certificate
Know Before You Go
• The cooking class operates with small groups
• Customers must be able to climb up and down stairs